Frontier forges Florida fix; Comcast extends Essentials to older Philadelphians

More cable news from across the web:

> June 24 is the day the FCC has set for cable, satellite TV and radio operators to start uploading their public files to the agency's online database. Multichannel News story

> Comcast has expanded eligibility for its Internet Essentials program to older Philadelphia residents. Philadelphia Inquirer story

> Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has received a letter with 45,000 signatures asking him to stop enforcing restrictive rules on VPNs. TorrentFreak story

> The European Union tentatively agreed to let users of services like Netflix, Sky and Canal+ access their subscription services when they travel across the EU. Reuters story

> The NFL will increase the amount of content it licenses to YouTube under a new agreement. Multichannel News story

Telecom News

> The City of Los Angeles will connect its computers and databases to the 100 Gbps California Research and Education Network (CalREN), thanks to an agreement with CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California). Best of all for taxpayers, the connection is being provided at no additional cost. Article

> Frontier Communications has put together an action plan to remedy service issues in Florida that appeared following its acquisition and cutover of Verizon's wireline properties in the state. Article

Wireless News

> Sprint said it will give a year of Amazon Prime -- worth $99 -- for free to new or existing customers who sign up for the carrier's 40 GB shared data plan. The offer comes weeks after Sprint offered its customers access to Amazon Prime for $10.99 -- a price that Amazon   itself began offering just a few days later. Article

> Dish Network's stock fell slightly yesterday following a report from short-selling investment firm Kerrisdale Capital describing Dish's spectrum holdings as a "warehouse full of overpriced inventory." Article

And finally… Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump says Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos has a "huge antitrust problem." CNET story

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